City of Yakima | Yakima, WA

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Posted Date 5/02/2024

Yakima Salary Range from $25.82 - $31.03 and Competitive Benefit Package

Are you a diesel mechanic looking for a new work environment? The City of Yakima's Equipment Rental division is well managed with a great team of mechanics dedicated to keeping city vehicles and equipment safe and on the road!

This position is scheduled to work Monday - Friday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM.

The mechanic performs various repair and maintenance work on equipment including but not limited to; gas and diesel powered automobiles, medium and heavy trucks, buses, refuse trucks, heavy construction, grounds maintenance and other equipment. Repairs related systems such as pumps, transmissions, carburetors, hydraulics, brakes, etc.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school diploma and two (2) years' experience performing automotive repair including the maintenance of both diesel and gas powered vehicles and/or heavy equipment. Completion of an apprenticeship or trade/technical school program in automotive and/or diesel equipment repair may substitute up to eighteen (18) months required work experience.
Must possess own tools. List viewable on the job posting at

Must possess and maintain a valid WA driver license. Must possess/obtain and maintain a Basic First Aid, including CPR and AED, a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with airbrake endorsement, and a Forklift Operators certification within six (6) months of employment. Certifications by the Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Medium-Heavy Truck series are preferred.

The City of Yakima is a premier employer in the Yakima Valley with extensive opportunities for training and growth. The City offers a competitive benefit package including:

• $25.82 - $31.03 Hourly
• Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
• FREE healthcare clinic!
• WA State PERS pension plan
• 2% contribution to a 457 deferred compensation plan
• Leave accruals:
o Vacation – Starting at 7.67 hours/month
o Sick – 8 hours/month
o Personal holiday – 2 days
o Observed holiday – 11 holidays
• Up to 5% bilingual/biliterate English/Spanish special pay
• Life Insurance
• Much more!

View the complete job posting at

Closes 5/16/24



Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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